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SC suspends beef ban in J&K, asks HC to set up 3-judge bench
NEW DELHI, Oct 5 (Agencies): The Supreme Court today suspended for two months a controversial court order for enforcing ban on the sale of beef in Jammu and Kashmir while asking the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court to set up a three-judge bench to decide on two conflicting orders on the issue. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu directed that the September 8 order of the Jammu bench of the High Court, by which it had ordered e...
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J&K govt welcomes SC order
Sensible, farseeing deliberation needed on the issue: Akhtar
SRINAGAR, Oct 5: The state government has welcomed the Supreme Court decision to suspend the order of Jammu wing of J&K High Court on beef ban. Education minister, Naeem Akhtar, who is also the state government spokesman, today said the order of the apex court, which has suspended the order of Jammu wing of High Court for two months, has come as a relief for the government. Last month, the Jammu wing of the State High Court had ordered the J&K...
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Terrorism a grim threat in my country: B'desh CJ
GANDHINAGAR, Oct 5 (Agencies): Chief Justice of Bangladesh Surendra Kumar Sinha today said terrorism has become a serious threat to the security of his country and there was an urgent need to curb activities of groups like IS. Delivering a speech at Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) here, Justice Sinha said time has come for the entire world to stand together to fight IS and other forms of terrorism. His statement came in the wake of rece...
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‘I’m proud RSS member but inside LA, I’m just Speaker’
SRINAGAR, Oct 5 (Agencies): Facing the opposition charge of being "RSS man", Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta today said he is proud to be RSS member but when inside the House, he is just the Speaker. "It is a matter of pride that I am an RSS member but here I am the Speaker only," Gupta said responding to a volley of heated verbals hurled at him by NC's Nagrota MLA Devender Singh Rana. "Stop acting like an RSS man. You are th...
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Uproarious scenes in Legislative Assembly
Speaker adjourns House proceedings for Monday
SRINAGA, Oct 5: The speaker legislative assembly today adjourned the house proceeding for full day, after he was earlier forced to adjourn the assembly proceedings twice following ruckus by opposition National Conference (NC), Congress and other legislators over beef ban issue and rehabilitation of the flood victims. The speaker Kavinder Gupta also disallowed the discussion over beef ban issue in the house today by quoting rule 58 of the consti...
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Mufti surrendering legislative powers: Omar
SRINAGAR, Oct 5: National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah today claimed that chief minister Mufti Mohammad Syeed is surrendering the powers of state legislature and weakening the autonomy of the state. He said that by involving Supreme Court on an issue (Beef-ban) which State Legislature has ample power to decide, is most unfortunate and dangerous trend let loose by PDP. Talking to the media persons on the sidelines of Legislat...
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RSS organ calls for freeing PAK from Pak
New Delhi, Oct 5 (AgenciesI): After Pakistan failed to elicit a response at UN on Kashmir, RSS organ 'Organiser' has said freeing Pak-Administered Jammu and Kashmir from its illegal occupation is the only solution to end this issue. "That Pakistan is the epicentre of terrorism is a well known fact now. On the other hand Bharat is widely recognised as the power centre in global matrix. Therefore, K word is no longer a currency in international p...
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Kashmiri Gujjar delegation calls for terror-free J&K
KOTA, Oct 5 (Agencies): A delegation of Kashmiri Gujjars has called for a 'terror-free' secure environment in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that they have to live under constant threat of militancy. A six-member Gujjar delegation from the state was in Kota yesterday to take part in a matrimonial introduction session for members of the community. Ashafaque Rahaman Poswal, executive member of ST Morcha of BJP in Jammu and Kashmir, said the majority ...
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4 army men, militant killed in Kupwara encounters
SRINAGAR, Oct 5: Four soldiers were killed in a fierce gun battle with militants in a forest area in Kupwara district. A militant was killed in a separate encounter in the district. The soldiers lost their lives in a gun-battle with the militants during an operation launched in Haphruda forest in Handwara following information about presence of militants there, an army spokesperson said. A militant was killed in a separate encounter that broke...
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'69 killed in militancy-related, Pak firing incidents this year'
SRINAGAR, Oct 5: The Jammu and Kashmir government today informed the assembly that 69 people including 35 security personnel were killed and 199 injured in militancy- related incidents and Pakistani firing in the state this year. While 49 people - 29 security personnel and 20 civilians - lost their lives in militancy-related violence, six security personnel were among 20 people killed in firing from across the border till September 22 this year...
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‘3 sustained pellet injuries in 2015’
`2 lost eyesight’
SRINAGAR, Oct 5: The state government Monday claimed that during the current year, only three persons sustained pellet injuries during various protest marches in Kashmir Valley. Two out of three injured youth, according to the State Home Department, lost eye sight and were undergoing treatment. In a written reply to the question raised by National Conference legislator from Habbakadal constituency Shamima Firdous in Legislative Assembly seekin...
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Minor among 5 killed in mishaps
JAMMU, Oct 5: Five persons including a minor boy were killed in different road accidents at different places in Jammu region. Police said that a minor was crushed to death by a truck near Karyani Talab at Narwal today in morning. The deceased has been identified as Mohammad Yousaf, 4, son of Mushtaq Ahmed of Burmah presently at Karyani Talab Narwal. Police said that he was the minor was crushed by truck in the morning when he was playing on...
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One more woman succumbs after being set ablaze
SRINAGAR, Oct 5: In yet another horrific incident a woman from Shopian district in south Kashmir died today after she was set ablaze allegedly by her husband. According to polices sources the 21-year old victim Aasiya Daughter of Mohammad Yusuf haloing from Vehil village of Shopian district died today from severe burn injuries at a local hospital. The police officials confirmed that the victim was burned by her husband a couple of days ago. T...
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PSC declares KCS Judicial, KAS Prelims results
SRINAGAR, OCTOBER5: The J&K Public Service Commission today declared the result of Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service (Judicial) (Preliminary) Examination – 2013 and J&K Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination – 2014. These examinations were held at Srinagar and Jammu wherein 1432 and 12145 candidates appeared respectively against 2029 and 20180 candidates who had applied for these examinations. Secretary J&K Public Service Commission, Sh...
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Cartoon Corner
CAPD fixes dengue test rates in Samba
JAMMU, Oct 5: Department of Consumers and Public Distribution has fixed uniforms rates for dengue tests in Samba district. The charges have been fixed as Rs.600 for EUSA (NSI) Antigus test, Rs 630 for IgM and Rs.630 for IgG tests....
> HC directives in selection of Teaching Assistants
> Winter timing in govt offices from today
> Dengue: 2 more test positive in Jammu
> Bandh in Mendhar
> 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' organised
Usman Majeed alleges attack with weapon in LA
SRINAGAR, Oct 5 (CNS): Congress legislator Usman Majeed Monday alleged that he was attacked with some weapon while being marshaled out from the Legislative Assembly. Majeed received injuries in his neck. There was pandemonium in the House on Monday after the Speaker disallowed discussion on anti-beef ban citing Rule 58, sub rule 7. As the Opposition members stormed into well and threw away papers there, the Marshalls dragged Abdul Majeed Lar...
> CM grieved over killing of 4 soldiers
> Veeri tables SVC, SVO reports in LA
> Speaker nominates panel of Chairmen
> J&K Bank elevates top management
> Army clarifies stand on land issues
Siachen isn't unthinkable
It would have been better had India and Pakistan returned any wiser from the recently concluded UN summit in New York and paid more attention to the voices of rationality than to the hawkish discourse that went on from both sides. In the din of mud-slinging, allegations and counter allegations especially with respect to peace, the message of pacifism that Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif gave was completely lost and ignored. By completely re...
> Legitimising intolerance, tyranny
> Focus on public investments
> Armed with lies and half truths, media wages a war - By Anuradha Bhasin Jamwal
> Maintaining Internet neutrality
> A year of 'Swacch Bharat'
Preparing for that make-over? - II
By Badri Raina
Things are therefore going well beyond the mere matter of appointments to various institutional headships etc., with one exception: the gathering assault upon Nehru and the Museum dedicated to his life and work and concomitantly to the history of the freedom struggle needs to be seen as an attempted demolition complementary to that of the Babri mosque in 1992. A third plank that has been let loose to the same purpose -of consolidating the not...
> Wrong cannot become right..! - By Robert Clements
> Preparing for that Make-over? - I - By Badri Raina
> As we grow old..! - By Robert Clements
> Political parties run on feudal lines - By Brij Bhardwaj
> A Celebration of Joy..! - By Robert Clements
How to settle the Kashmir issue - II
By A. G. Noorani
Kasuri's contribution Such a situation cannot last long. Why not cure the malaise if it can be done without detriment to the national interest or violence to the people's sentiments? The great virtue of Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri's book, Neither a Hawk Nor a Dove, An Insider's Account of Pakistan's Foreign Relations Including Details of the Kashmir Framework, is that he demonstrates by irrefutable documentation that such an alternative is still pos...
> Why doesn't unpopular Ftii chief resign? - By Amulya Ganguli
> War with China again: The thucydides trap - By Gwynne Dyer
> How to settle the Kashmir issue - I - By A. G. Noorani
> Why development matters in Bihar polls - By Harihar Swarup
> Russia goes to war in Syria - By Gwynne Dyer
Anomaly in Company Act and Income Tax Act
Dear Editor, Company Act and Income Tax Act presently provide different rates for computing depreciation on assets while filing returns, causing unnecessary add-back of such excess differential amount of computed depreciation while filing Income Tax returns. It is not proper that different central (or even state) Acts may provide different rates for computation of depreciation on assets or on other aspects. Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) or Uni...
> Aadhaar Card- compulsory or optional?
> Manufacture of antique items
> CBI raid on Himachal CM’s residences
> Statistics cookedup to hoodwink the people
> Weakening secular fabric
Minor fire in BSF air wing office in CGO complex
NEW DELHI, Oct 6 (Agencies): A minor fire today broke out inside a building housing the air wing office of the BSF and other central police organisations in the CGO Complex here. However, no human injuries have been reported, Fire Department officials said. A call was received at 12:17 AM and following that a dozen fire tenders were rushed to Block no. 4 tower inside the CGO Complex on Lodhi Road, they said. "The fire emanated from the first ...
> Court puts DJB ex-engineer on trial in 2006 rape case
> Nehru's niece Nayantara Sehgal returns Sahitya Akademi Award
> Dadri incident well-planned conspiracy of BJP: Samajwadi Party
> Death toll of Indians in Haj stampede rises to 74
> Lodge case of treachery against Azam: BJP
Kajita, McDonald win nobel physics prize for neutrino work
STOCKHOLM, Oct 6 (Agencies): Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada won the Nobel Prize in physics today for discovering the "chameleon-like" nature of neutrinos, work that yielded the crucial insight that the tiny particles have mass. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the two researchers had made key contributions to experiments showing that neutrinos change identities as they whiz through the universe at nearly the spe...
> Israel Demolishes Palestinian Attackers' Homes in Crackdown
> Car bombs across Iraq kill 56, wound dozens: Iraqi Officials
> ISIS blows up arch of triumph in Syria's Palmyra
> 7 killed, dozens injured in letter bombs in China
> France probes assad regime for crimes against humanity
Govt High Sec School Nagrota wins opening tie
JAMMU, Oct 6: Junior District Kabaddi Championship was inaugurated by Rajan Sharma Divisional Sports Officer of J&K State Sports Council here today Those who were present on the occasion, District secretary Jammu District Kabaddi Association Dinesh Gupta, Inderjeet Sharma Distt. President, Ravi Singh Manager Indoor Stadium, Anil Modi Org. Secretary, Kuldeep Kumar Gupta, General Secretary, Shakti Dutt Sharma, Sanjeet Kumar, Anil...
> JK sportspersons bagged 500 medals during past 3 yrs: Imran Ansari
> GCW Parade lifts Inter Collegiate Archery title
> Asma brings laurels to Sprawling Buds school
> Sub-Jr probables selected for kabaddi events
> Measures afoot to upgrade, modernize various golf courses in state: Altaf Bukhari
Rational personal taxes, flat 25% corporate tax in 4 yrs: Jaitley
NEW YORK, Oct 6: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has promised a rational tax rate for individuals and bringing down of corporate tax to 25 per cent flat in four years beginning next fiscal along with removal of exemptions except those that encourage individual savings. Addressing students and faculty at the Columbia University here last night, he said along with a rational rate of taxation, more banking transactions and making PAN card compulsory...
> Truckers strike enters 5 day, deadlock continues
> Louis Berger Case: Alemao Churchill applies for fresh bail
> VVIP Chopper Deal: ED attaches assets of ex-IAF chiefs' family
> Maggi Ban: Nestle claims it is being 'singled out'
> Rate cut good, action on multiple fronts needed to push GDP: CEA
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